A family friendly river run

The Payette River Flatwater Trail is an easy river float through the lower end of Long Valley, combined with a mountain bike ride on a gravel road as a shuttle. It offers a gentle (no rapids) 12-mile float that takes three to six hours to paddle from the Idaho 55...

Kayaker dies on North Fork of the Payette

The 55-year-old New Hampshire man who died while paddling the North Fork of the Payette River Sunday afternoon was a senior executive at one of the nation’s largest mutual fund companies. Boyce Greer was head of Fidelity Investments’...

Fishing on the Selway

The water level of the Selway River when we launched at Paradise on July 28 was perfect at about 1.85 feet. It was just enough cushion over most of the rocky parts of the river to make it an easier float with less raft dragging that is so common at the end of the...